This Week’s Curated Livestreams (Feb. 24 – 28)

Lisa Kocay

Lisa Kocay

lisakocay

Feb 24, 2021

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Amelie Lens performs for EXHALE Together on Sunday, Feb. 28.Amelie Lens performs for EXHALE Together on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Amelie Lens performs for EXHALE Together on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Photo by Zeb Daemen

Keep the funk alive with this week’s livestreams. 

Our curated list features something for numerous tastes in dance music. Get down to dubstep, techno, future house, trance, hardstyle, drum'n'bass and more. We have Charlotte de Witte, Bicep, Carl Cox, Amelie Lens, Cat Dealers, Sacha Robotti, Clozee, Pulsatorz, Andrew Rayel, Mr. C and more on deck. 

For anytime in between, check out our favorite recently streamed sets. Clubs may be closed, but we can stay connected through virtual sets. 

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Wednesday, Feb. 24

Bassrush x Hospital Records: Nu:tone's Little Spaces Livestream

British drum'n'bass producer Nu:Tone spins for the Little Spaces virtual tour on Wednesday, Feb. 24. 

Time: 1 am ET / 10 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Fight Clvb: Off The Decks Podcast

Moombahton artists Fight Clvb perform for Off The Decks Podcast. The show also features an interview with Alvaro. 

Time: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Monolink & Friends

Monolink, who is known for bridging the gap between band and dance music by fusing live vocals and instruments with electronic beats, presents Monolink & Friends. The stream also showcases Shawna, Armen Miran and O/Y. 

Time: 2:15 pm ET / 11:15 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/beatportofficial 

WatergateWorldWide Rise Showcase

Tune in for African-inspired house music with the third installment of WatergateWorldWide, featuring Rise residents Hyenah, JAMIIE, Walter Griot and King Owusu playing live percussion. 

Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/watergateworldwide 

Wednesday to Friday, Feb. 24 to 26

Sian Presents Octopus Recordings

Get down with modern techno producer and Octopus Recordings founder Sian. The three-day stream, taking place Wednesday to Friday, features DJ sets, artist interviews, live demo feedback and tutorials. The broadcast includes Luke Andy, Sacha Robotti, Michelle Sparks, Cold Burn and Mullen. 

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/djsianofficial 

Thursday, Feb. 25

40oz Cult Livestream

Dack Janiels, Wenzday and HAMi bring the heat on Thursday, Feb. 25 for 40oz Cult Livestream. The exclusive label residency, presented with Bassrush, is powered by EDM Maniac every week.

Time: 1 am ET / 10 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Charlotte de Witte Live from Ancient Messene

Techno queen Charlotte de Witte is sure to deliver pulsing techno beats designed for dance floor domination on Thursday, Feb. 25. The show streams from Ancient Messene in Greece. 

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: facebook.com/charlottedewittemusic 

David Morales Euphoria

Groove to acclaimed house producer David Morales on Thursday, Feb. 25. 

Time: 11 am ET / 8 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/officialdavidmorales

Electric Hawk: Talon Thursdays

Tune in to hear everything from trap to glitch hop, dubstep, and downtempo as Benji Robot, Biral, Black Carl!, Canvas and Zingara perform for Electric Hawk: Talon Thursdays. 

Time: 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/electrichawktv 

Wednesday & Friday, Feb. 24 and 25

Try HARDs

Watch DJs and gamers throw down on Insomniac’s Try HARDs broadcast. Wednesday features FIFA with Lucati, Pauline Herr, Jericho and Di3sel, while Friday is a music and gaming replay hosted by Britanni Johnson and a special guest. 

Time: 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Friday, Feb. 26

Bicep Live Global Stream II

Acclaimed duo Bicep are sure to bring their signature chill and experimental music to the virtual space as they host their second livestream on Friday, Feb. 26. The digital show, filmed in London and broadcast across four time zones, features visuals from Black Box Echo. Early bird tickets, which are limited to the first 1,000 tickets, are $13, while general admission is $18.50. 

Schedule

UK and Europe: 8:30pm GMT / 9:30pm CET

North and South America (East Coast): 8:30pm ET 

North and South America (West Coast): 8:30pm PT

Australia, New Zealand and Asia: 8:30pm AEST

Link: https://bicepmusic.com/livestream 

Brownies & Lemonade + Mad Decent Present Juiced Online Showcase

LA’s premiere party people are back at it with a special double-trouble livestream. B&L and Mad Decent hooked it up with top-tier and up-and-coming talent. Sets from Ace Aura, Bailo, Elaquent, ETC! ETC!, Gladez, Heimanu, Henry Fong, Lieu Sebjin, Swizzymack, Xie and Yitaku. Best of all? Host Akira Akira is bringing a Daft Punk tribute set.

Time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/browniesandlemonade

Hydeout the Prelude: Andrew Rayel

Get down to pounding trance with Andrew Rayel as he performs for Hydeout, an immersive digital music experience that boasts 3D stages, live chats with other music lovers and more.

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: hydeoutworld.com

Friday & Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27

Hard Sound Hosted By Pulsatorz

Hardstyle artist Pulsatorz spins behind the virtual decks on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27.

Time: 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/phanosity 

Saturday, Feb. 27

Emergence Virtual Music Showcase

Dance to everything from bass-heavy bangers to ambient and worldly sounds with Gravitas Recordings’ Emergence Virtual Music Showcase. The digital show boasts performances by Clozee, Axel Thesleff, Defunk, Megan Hamilton, Morillo, Notlo, Savej, Somatoast, Wolf-e-wolf and Zebbler Encanti Experience. 

Time: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/gravitasmusic 

FIXED Livestream with JDH & Dave P

FIXED founders JDH and Dave P bring their eclectic sound to Brooklyn’s Bad Room for a six-hour takeover. The stream raises money for Good Room resident Jennifer Cardini’s Brain Cancer Research Fund, in memory of her wife Jessika Jürgens-Cardini. 

Time: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/goodroombk 

Hydeout the Prelude: Don Diablo

Future house producer Don Diablo spins for immersive digital music experience Hydeout on Saturday, Feb. 27. 

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: hydeoutworld.com

Lub-Dub: The Sound of Love

Tune in for multi-genre event Lub-Dub: The Sound of Love on Saturday, Feb. 27. Rizzo, 2B Happy, Meltdown and more perform for the show, which raises money for a Pittsburgh severe weather shelter. 

Time: 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/djpotpocket 

Sunday, Feb. 28

Carl Cox (Cabin Fever #49)

House and techno legend Carl Cox brings the funk with his latest vinyl session. 

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: mixcloud.com/live/CarlCox

Cat Dealers: Cat House Sessions

Don’t miss Brazilian house duo Cat Dealers on Sunday, Feb. 28. The livestream marks the third installment in an eight-week series with Insomniac TV, and the performances boast the same 3D technology Tomorrowland used for their Tomorrowland Around the World digital festival. 

Time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

EXHALE Together

Techno tastemaker Amelie Lens takes the virtual stage on Sunday, Feb. 28, for EXHALE Together. The show, powered by Beatport, also features performances by underground artists Kobosil, Hadone and Dana Montana. In addition, EXHALE Together has partnered with Live2020 to help to raise money for a solidarity fund for the Belgium live music scene as many individuals and organizations have been hurt by the pandemic. 

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/beatportofficial 

All Weekend

Keep Our Beat Alive

Keep the festival vibes going with Keep Our Beat Alive, taking place Friday to Sunday, Feb. 26 to 28. The digital festival, presented by Housepitality in association with Sole Purpose NYC and the SFAR Foundation, includes sets by Mr. C, Doc Martin, Nikita, Francesca Lombardo, Pillowtalk (live) and Joyce Muniz. For every ticket purchased, two pairs of brand new socks will be donated to homeless individuals who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Tickets range from $17 to $42. 

Time: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT

Link: housepitalityus.com/koba

Rewatchable Virtual Sets

Black Girl / White Girl Live From He.She.They Label Takeovers

Jam out to Black Girl / White Girl’s fusion of acid, techno, house and electro.

BRONSON | Intermission Broadcast Mix 012

This performance by BRONSON, a project by ODESZA and Golden Features, showcases the trio’s signature style of emotive, escapist and dark music.

CRi - Live from Igloofest Montréal at La Ronde

CRi’s cinematic soundscapes featuring house synths and futuristics basslines is truly captivating in this set.

Effy Presents: A Slice Of Reality | Effy, TSHA, Nite Fleit & Heléna Star (DJ sets)

Tune in for four stellar upfront house and techno sets that boast everything from hypnotic beats to funky, acid and groovy music.

Felix Cartal Wavy Weekend Livestream

Felix Cartal delivers feel-good, energetic music designed for pure dancefloor euphoria.

Gorgon City Live DJ Set From Chicago & London

Jam out to bass-driven house music with dynamic duo Gorgon City.

LEVEL UP - Park ’N Rave 2020 Live Set - Cyclops Recordings Label Launch

LEVEL UP brings heavy hitters, nasty drops and neck-breaking bangers.

Paul Johnson DJ Set - The Residency with... Seth Troxler: Founders

Paul Johnson delivers soulful and funky Chicago house music in this performance.

Yaeji Mixmag Cover Mix

Yaeji’s distinct style of fusing house and hip hop is showcased in this cover mix.